>> September 13, 2012
Pekanbaru, Riau - Indonesia (12 Sept 2012) - Sprinter Iswandi emerged as the fastest man in Indonesia after winning the century dash during the 18th Indonesian National Games (PON XVIII) with a personal record time of 10.41s (+0.7). He beats two favorites Fadlin (10.48s) and Franklin Ramses Burumi (10.57s) in 2nd and 3rd places respectively.
Men's 800m final was exciting with three runners clocked 1:51s. But Ridwan was the fastest with 1:51.11s, followed by Endro Kusworo (1:51.45s) in second, and Hernius Siantar (1:51.60s) in third.
Eco Wikasano was the champion of the men's pole vault with a best height cleared of 4.60m, just higher than Nunung Jayadi who placed in 2nd (4.55m).
Meanwhile SEA Games champion Serafi Anelies Unani won the women's 100m, recording a time of 11.90s (+0.6). Tri Setyo utami took silver medal in 11.97s. Youngster Nurul Imaniar in third with 12-flat.
Rini Budiarti wins the women's 800m, clocking 2:10.15s. Silver and bronze medals went to Olivia Sadi (2:12.48) and Lismawati (2:12.49s) who dead heated on the line.
As expected Dedeh Erawati takes the women's 100m hurdles title. She finished her race in 13.63s (+0.4). Maryati finished in 2nd in 14.04s.
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